Boston Drops Chicago 6-2 - Match Report
Boston got 7 innings of work from Clay Buchholz en route to a 6-2 victory over Chicago on Wednesday at U.S. Cellular Field.
The Red Sox were a -142 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Clay Buchholz earned the victory for the Red Sox, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 3, and allowing 5 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from David Ortiz in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Hector Santiago worked 6 innings, giving up 3 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 9 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Paul Konerko in a losing cause.
Boston outhit their counterparts 9-6 in the game.
Boston heads into a battle against Cleveland. Chicago, meanwhile, will have their next action against Miami.